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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 18%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBayard/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,985 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)384 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,601 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Bayard crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bayard are 1% higher than the national average
  • In Bayard you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bayard is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bayard has decreased by 20%

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The Bayard crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bayard as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bayard crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bayard (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bayard

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bayard is 1 in 261
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bayard is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bayard is 1 in 34

      Year Over Year Crime In Bayard (per 100,000 people)

      Bayard police department

      ItemBayardIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Lake Panorama, IA1,09735237273
      Panora, IA1,09796649745
      Glidden, IA1,422108732840
      Coon Rapids, IA1,371111753864
      Guthrie Center, IA1,650113766879
      Dedham, IA2563102,0972,407
      Linden, IA1863102,1002,410
      Bayard, IA4553842,6012,985

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Colt, AR4557824,1864,968
      Rose Hill Acres, TX4554012,3072,707
      Junction City, IL4556533,1243,777
      Sunbright, TN4557903,5754,364
      Mackay, ID4552821,8162,098
      Bayard, IA4553842,6012,985
      Source: The Bayard, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.